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U.S. and Mexico resolve cross-border trucking dispute under NAFTA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, Mexico
  • July 15 2011

The United States and Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that resolves a long-haul, cross-border trucking dispute involving “retaliatory tariffs” on more than $2 billion in U.S. exports, including food and agricultural products


U.S. appeals WTO's stance on COOL regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has appealed a ruling made by a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel against the United States in a dispute with Mexico and Canada over country-of-origin labeling (COOL) laws for beef and pork products


EU urged to limit livestock transportation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

A petition reportedly signed by more than one million citizens has urged the European Union (EU) to impose stricter rules on the transportation of livestock intended for slaughter


Del Monte dismisses lawsuit seeking to lift cantaloupe import restrictions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. has filed a notice of dismissal in a Maryland federal court after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed to lift the import alert it imposed on cantaloupes from Guatemala that had purportedly been linked to a Salmonella outbreak


Ninth Circuit rules USTR failed to conduct adequate FOIA request search
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 30 2011

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a district court decision and ruled that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR ) failed to conduct an adequate search for documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOI A) request by environmental interests relating to the U.S.-Canada softwood lumber agreement


U.S., EU announce organic trade partnership
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • February 17 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a “historic new partnership” with the European Union that recognizes its organic standards as essentially equivalent to those administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA


Company, officers indicted for illegal e-waste shipments
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

A Colorado-based electronics recycling company and two of its officers have been indicted for the alleged unlawful exportation of cathode ray tubes to China and two other countries


Upcoming Codex meeting to discuss food import, export inspections
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

The Office for the Under Secretary for Food Safety, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration have announced an October 4, 2011, public meeting in Washington, D.C., to provide information and receive public comments on draft U.S. positions to be discussed at the 19th session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS) on October 17-21 in Cairns, Australia


FSIS meetings target plan calling for mandatory catfish inspections
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced two public meetings on a proposed rule requiring mandatory FSIS inspections of imported and domestic catfish and catfish products


Federal prosecutors claim veal companies cost industry $500 million
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2011

U.S. attorneys in New York have filed a complaint against three veal producers for allegedly exporting meat containing vertebral column to Japan, which had just reopened its borders to U.S. imports after a two-year ban over a bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“mad cow”) scare